The emergency ward of Jawaharlal Nehru Medical College and Hospital in Bihar, India. The pandemic has dramatically increased the predicted burden (and funding shortfall) in areas such as health care, medicine and sanitation. Photo: Reuters The emergency ward of Jawaharlal Nehru Medical College and Hospital in Bihar, India. The pandemic has dramatically increased the predicted burden (and funding shortfall) in areas such as health care, medicine and sanitation. Photo: Reuters
The emergency ward of Jawaharlal Nehru Medical College and Hospital in Bihar, India. The pandemic has dramatically increased the predicted burden (and funding shortfall) in areas such as health care, medicine and sanitation. Photo: Reuters
Anthony Rowley
Opinion

Opinion

Macroscope by Anthony Rowley

Welcome to the new economic reality as the state steps in where private investors fear to tread

  • Economic statism is growing as the world’s acute challenges, from the pandemic to climate change, prove too big for the private sector. Once confidence returns, so will private investment

The emergency ward of Jawaharlal Nehru Medical College and Hospital in Bihar, India. The pandemic has dramatically increased the predicted burden (and funding shortfall) in areas such as health care, medicine and sanitation. Photo: Reuters The emergency ward of Jawaharlal Nehru Medical College and Hospital in Bihar, India. The pandemic has dramatically increased the predicted burden (and funding shortfall) in areas such as health care, medicine and sanitation. Photo: Reuters
The emergency ward of Jawaharlal Nehru Medical College and Hospital in Bihar, India. The pandemic has dramatically increased the predicted burden (and funding shortfall) in areas such as health care, medicine and sanitation. Photo: Reuters
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